Overview

Barbara A. Blackburn represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters arising under federal and state law, including:

  • Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Retaliation
  • Wrongful termination
  • Unfair competition
  • Trade secrets
  • Fair employment practices
  • Wage and hour issues

She has experience with all phases of employment litigation, including arbitration, mediation, and trial preparation.

While in law school, Barbara participated in national moot court competitions and served on the Moot Court Board. She also was a teaching assistant for Moot Court and Appellate Advocacy courses. Prior to attending law school, she worked in management for a San Francisco-based non-profit company and for a large national corporation.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

State Bar of California

Member

American Bar Association

Recognition

Named, Rising Star

Super Lawyers

2014-2016

News, Analysis & Press

Speaking Engagements

Fall 2015 Northern California Breakfast Briefing - Sacramento

Sacramento, CA

October 27, 2015
Fall 2015 Northern California Breakfast Briefing - Stockton

Sacramento, CA

October 20, 2015

Spring 2015 Breakfast Briefing

Modesto, CA

May 5, 2015

Spring 2015 Breakfast Briefing

Redding, CA

May 1, 2015

Spring 2015 Breakfast Briefing

Sacramento, CA

April 30, 2015

Managing Off-The-Clock Work Issues in the Modern World

SAHRA March Legal Series

March 2015

Avoiding the Cat’s Paw – Conducting Effective Investigations

Annual Conference - Northern California Human Resources Association, Oakland, CA

April 23, 2013

Avoiding the Cat’s Paw – Conducting Effective Investigations

San Joaquin Human Resources Association, Stockton, CA

March 13, 2013
Northern California Employment Law Update

Sacramento, CA

January 20, 2011

Education

  • J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 2007
  • B.A., Mills College, 1995

Bar Admission

California